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There are 8 ways to get from Tupiza to Oruro by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Expreso Diamante  •  12h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Tupiza to Oruro

$33 - $40

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Train  •  12h 46m

  1. Take the train from Tupiza to Oruro Expreso del Sur / ...

$7 - $29

6 alternative options

Bus Trans Illimani  •  15h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Tupiza to Potosí
  2. Take the bus from Potosí to Oruro

$34

Drive  •  7h 40m

  1. Drive from Tupiza to Oruro 333.1 miles

$25 - $40

Train to Uyuni, fly to La Paz, bus  •  11h 9m

  1. Take the train from Tupiza to Uyuní
  2. Fly from Uyuni (UYU) to La Paz (LPB) UYU - LPB
  3. Take the bus from La Paz to Oruro

$135 - $412

Bus to Tarija, fly to Cochabamba, bus  •  13h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Tupiza to Tarija
  2. Fly from Tarija (TJA) to Cochabamba (CBB) TJA - CBB
  3. Take the bus from Cochabamba to Oruro

$83 - $243

Bus to Tarija, fly to La Paz, bus  •  12h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Tupiza to Tarija
  2. Fly from Tarija (TJA) to La Paz (LPB) TJA - LPB
  3. Take the bus from La Paz to Oruro

$123 - $217

Bus to Potosi, fly to Cochabamba, bus  •  12h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Tupiza to Potosí
  2. Fly from Potosi (POI) to Cochabamba (CBB) POI - CBB
  3. Take the bus from Cochabamba to Oruro

$97 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Tupiza to Oruro is to train which costs $7 - $29 and takes 12h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Tupiza to Oruro is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 7h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tupiza to Oruro. However, there are services departing from Tupiza and arriving at Oruro via Potosí. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Tupiza and arriving at Oruro. Services depart three times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 12h 46m.

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The distance between Tupiza and Oruro is 413 km. The road distance is 533 km.

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The best way to get from Tupiza to Oruro without a car is to bus which takes 12h 9m and costs $30 - $40.

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It takes approximately 12h 9m to get from Tupiza to Oruro, including transfers.

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Tupiza to Oruro bus services, operated by Expreso Tupiza SRL, depart from Tupiza station.

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Tupiza to Oruro train services, operated by Empresa Ferroviaria Andina S.A, depart from Tupiza station.

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The best way to get from Tupiza to Oruro is to bus which takes 12h 9m and costs $30 - $40. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $7 - $29 and takes 12h 46m.

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Map of how to get from Tupiza to Oruro.
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  • Distance: 258 miles
  • Duration: 12h 9m

What companies run services between Tupiza, Bolivia and Oruro, Bolivia?

Expreso Diamante operates a bus from Tupiza to Oruro once daily. Tickets cost $14 and the journey takes 12h. Trans Del Sur 20 de Mayo also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Empresa Ferroviaria Andina S.A operates a train from Tupiza to Oruro 3 times a week. Tickets cost $7 - $29 and the journey takes 12h 46m.

Airlines
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from Uyuni to La Paz
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Tarija to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $200
Flights from Tarija to Cochabamba via Sucre
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $200
Flights from Tarija to Cochabamba via Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Flights from Tarija to Cochabamba via La Paz
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $230
Flights from Tarija to La Paz
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $150
Flights from Tarija to La Paz via Sucre
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $150
Flights from Tarija to La Paz via Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $150
Flights from Potosi to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Uyuni to La Paz
Ave. Duration
43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $700
Eco Jet
Website
ecojet.bo
Flights from Tarija to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Train operators
Empresa Ferroviaria Andina S.A
Phone
(+591-2) 2184555 / 4566
Website
ferroviaria-andina.com.bo
Train from Tupiza to Oruro
Ave. Duration
12h 46m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $29
Schedules at
ferroviaria-andina.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Wara Wara del Sur - Popular
$7 - $9
Wara Wara del Sur - Salon
$10 - $13
Expreso del Sur - Salon
$13 - $17
Wara Wara del Sur - Ejecutivo
$23 - $29
Train from Tupiza to Uyuní
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Schedules at
ferroviaria-andina.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Wara Wara del Sur - Popular
$3 - $4
Wara Wara del Sur - Salon
$4 - $6
Expreso del Sur - Salon
$5 - $7
Wara Wara del Sur - Ejecutivo
$9 - $12
Bus operators
Expreso Diamante
Phone
+591 71272930 / 2 6244430
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tupiza to Oruro
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Bus from Tupiza to Tarija
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Bus from Tupiza to Potosí
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Trans Del Sur 20 de Mayo
Phone
+591 79382299
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tupiza to Oruro
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
facebook.com
Expreso Tupiza SRL
Phone
(+591) 2 282153 / 5 972321 / 70469857 Tupiza / 70469858 Villazón
Email
info@expresotupiza.com.bo
Website
expresotupiza.com.bo
Bus from Tupiza to Potosí
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
expresotupiza.com.bo
Trans Illimani
Phone
La Paz: +(591)77790564, +(591)63012818 / Potosí: +(591)2-6243343
Email
reservas@transillimani.com
Website
transillimani.com
Bus from Potosí to Oruro
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
es-la.facebook.com
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Bus from Tupiza to Potosí
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
es-la.facebook.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Trans Aroma
Phone
+591 2 2281894
Bus from La Paz to Oruro
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Trans Tours Juarez
Phone
+591 4 6631961
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tupiza to Tarija
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
facebook.com
Nobleza
Phone
+591 4 4551499 Cochabamba /
Bus from Cochabamba to Oruro
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Trans Naser
Phone
+591 2 2280861
Bus from Cochabamba to Oruro
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Air Bus Coral
Phone
+591 2 5275648
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Cochabamba to Oruro
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans Azul
Phone
+591 5254060
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Cochabamba to Oruro
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Trans Paraiso
Phone
+591 2 5261152 Oruro / 4 4559486 Cochabamba
Bus from Cochabamba to Oruro
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
cochabambabolivia.net
Autotransportes Tupiza
Phone
+591 68421233 Tupiza / 3 3311649 Santa Cruz / 2 6243044 Potosí
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tupiza to Potosí
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
facebook.com

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The quickest flight from Uyuni Airport to La Paz Airport is the direct flight which takes 40m.

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Tupiza to Oruro bus services, operated by Trans Illimani, arrive at Oruro station.

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Tupiza to Oruro train services, operated by Empresa Ferroviaria Andina S.A, arrive at Oruro station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tupiza to Oruro is 533 km. It takes approximately 7h 40m to drive from Tupiza to Oruro.

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Boliviana de Aviación and Amaszonas offer flights from Uyuni Airport to La Paz Airport.

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There are nine+ hotels available in Oruro. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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